Category: Guest Post

There’s No Formula for Resilience: Guest Post by Ishita Gupta

There’s No Formula for Resilience: Guest Post by Ishita Gupta

It’s Wednesday, 2pm. At work, you think of dinner, exercise, your favorite TV show. You check the news. CNN.com reports that a storm will hit your city tonight at 8p.m., and it does. CNN doesn’t report that you will be left with nothing: No home to go to, no dinner to eat, your laptop + […]

Your Brain on Cortisol: a guest post by Dr. Ellen Weber

Your Brain on Cortisol: a guest post by Dr. Ellen Weber

Long before you realize the problem, your brain may be wired to fail. Simple choices you make about moods today might surprise you with tomorrow’s mood. How so? Yield to worry – and you could be opening windows to stress hormones that act as savior and strike as killer. Out of Sorts? Let’s say you […]

How To Simply Cut Through The Confusion Around Healthy Eating

How To Simply Cut Through The Confusion Around Healthy Eating

Guest Post by Derek Shannon Note from David: You cannot overestimate the role that proper nutrition, adequate sleep, and exercise play in resilience. Therefore, I’ve asked Derek to share some of his expertise with you on this topic.   In 1988 it was cold and snowy here in Canada when I had my final Christmas […]

Help Over Hype

Help Over Hype

Guest Post by Dr. Amy Wood Everywhere we go – the internet, the book store, the grocery store check-out line – carefully crafted headlines fight to sell us on the implausible yet tempting idea that we can have, be, and do whatever we want by next month, this Friday, right this minute.  All we have […]

Why Kettlebells Rock for Building Mental Toughness and All-Around Grit

Why Kettlebells Rock for Building Mental Toughness and All-Around Grit

by guest blogger, Forest Vance Note: Forest Vance is a personal trainer, gym owner, blogger, author and fitness entreprenuer based out of Sacramento, CA.    I just completed my first Tough Mudder. It was awesome. I highly recommend it. (The Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile obstacle course event designed by Brittish Special forces.) Just FINISHING […]

How to Maintain Your Positive Attitude…No Matter What’s Coming At You

How to Maintain Your Positive Attitude…No Matter What’s Coming At You

Guest Post by Brooke Musterman, author of Reptiles on Caffeine Words cannot convey the sheer terror I felt in the pit of my stomach my first day at my new job at one of the busier coffee shops. I was manning the espresso bar, making the drinks for the ever-growing 7:00 rush. People seemed to […]

Mental Toughness in Life and Training

Mental Toughness in Life and Training

Guest Post by Logan Christopher There are four types of people. 1. Those that aren’t mentally tough at all. 2. Those that are mentally tough in the gym but not elsewhere. 3. Those that are mentally tough in their lives but not when it comes to working out. 4. Those that are mentally tough in […]

Joe Carabase-Fitness Coach Extraordinaire

Start Off Your Day With a Powerful Morning Ritual

Guest Post by Joe Carabase     I met Joe at a conference about a year ago and was really impressed with his fun, effective approach to fitness–especially for busy people who want to get maximally fit without living in a gym. He’s the creator of The 1 Hour A Week Workout.  I subscribe to […]

JJ Virgin

The Importance of Sleep

A guest post by JJ Virgin Note from David Lee: I asked JJ to be a guest blogger because of her outstanding work on nutrition, exercise, and how to optimize all for maximum energy and fitness…which are critical foundations of resilience. The more I have learned about the role sleep, hormone balance, stress, and fat loss/gain […]